Assistant or Associate Professor, Special Education - Mid to Moderate Disabilities, Teacher Educatio

Nebraska, United States
Salary Not specified
Feb 03, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Job Description or Duties: Assistant/Associate Professor of Special Education—University of Nebraska at Kearney. Teach undergraduate/graduate courses in Mild/Moderate disabilities using distance technology as well as traditional format; program development across the K-12 experience; supervise student teaching and practicum experiences; advise undergraduate and graduate students; participate in departmental and college committees; conduct research in area of specialty; opportunity to sponsor student organizations.


Required Qualifications:             

 Earned doctorate in special education or related field (ABD will be considered if within one year of completion); three years of K-12 teaching experience with exceptionalities; evidence of potential for scholarly work.


Preferred Qualifications:             

A strong emphasis on assessment, social/personal instructional interventions, knowledge of inclusive practices, knowledge of methodology for individuals with disabilities across the K-12 experience, and current trends in special education; experience with students from diverse backgrounds; and evidence of positive impact on student learning. Experience teaching at the graduate level and online. Knowledge of or experience with accreditation.


HOW TO APPLY: To ensure full consideration, please submit all application materials before review date March 15, 2021. For more information and to apply visit UNK Employment Opportunities. For more information about the position contact: Dr. Drew Kemp,  For more information about the online application process contact: 308-865-8516 or


SALARY AND BENEFITS:  With contingent offer of employment, the University of Nebraska will conduct an investigation of employment records, educational records, criminal records, and other records to verify the information provided in your application and/or any additional information you have provided is accurate.  Salaries at the University of Nebraska at Kearney are competitive.  The University provides a flexible benefits program at minimal cost to the employee. Benefit choices include a Medical Plan and Prescription Drug Program, Vision Care, Dental Plan, LTD, Life Insurance, AD&D Insurance, Dependent Life Insurance, Long Term Care Insurance, and Reimbursement Accounts for Health and Dependent Care.  The Employee and Dependent Scholarship program is also available to eligible employees.  Basic Retirement Plan options include TIAA and Fidelity.


The University of Nebraska at Kearney, serving over 6,000 students, is one of four University of Nebraska campuses. Established in 1905, the University has a tradition of emphasis in scholarly teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels in a variety of disciplines. Kearney, a progressive city of over 33,000, is the educational, medical, cultural, commercial, and agricultural center of a large mid-state area.  The University of Nebraska at Kearney is responsive to University issues which support a diverse work and academic environment The University of Nebraska at Kearney does not discriminate based on race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation in its programs, activities, or employment. This policy is applicable to all University administered programs including educational programs, financial aid, admission policies and employment policies.  UNK is an Affirmative Action Equal Opportunity employer. Veterans and persons with disabilities encouraged to apply. The University affirms a policy of equal educational and employment opportunities, affirmative action in employment and nondiscrimination in providing services to the public. University employees, students and others associated with the University who have not received the benefits of these policies, are encouraged to contact the Chief Compliance Officer/ADA Coordinator.


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